Academic Papers on Europe & The World Wars

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This 6 page paper discusses the crucial position that Joseph Goebbels played in the machine known as the Third Reich. Examples, quotes cited. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Josef Stalin 1879-1953

  • 24 page paper

A 24 page paper. Josef Stalin was born Ioseb Dzhugashvili in 1879. He died under vague circumstance in 1953. He ruled the Soviet Union for almost a quarter of a century. Tens of millions died under his rule. This essay presents a biography of Stalin and includes an introduction, his early years, including his education, ...

This 8 page paper considers the Yalta conference held in February 1945 and the impact that this had on the establishment of the cold war. The writer includes discussion on issues such as Soviet land demands, the balance of power and the political implications of the agreements reached. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

A 9 page discussion of the key events and ideologies that characterized this time in history. The Nazi Party and Adolf Hitler took advantage of the societal discord which characterized Germany following World War I. They used their phenomenal power of persuasion to convince Germans that theirs was the only way to right ...

An eight page paper which looks at the causes of World War One and discusses whether the conflict could have been avoided, in terms of the various conflicts of national interests which contributed to the instigation of the conflict and the struggle for domination of Europe between the powers involved. Bibliography lists 4 sources

Operation TORCH

  • 6 page paper

This 6 page paper provides an overview of the TORCH operation of September 1942, and the impacts that this had on the strategic warfare of Allied and Axis powers.

7 pages in length. The writer discusses Treaty of Versailles and the Weimar Republic as they relate to Hitler's desire to seize power in 1923 Munich. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

This 6 page paper discusses some of the factors that came into play that allowed the Nazis to rise to power in Germany. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Hitler -- Born Out of Peace: This 5-page analytical essay examines the relationship between the Versailles Treaty and Hitler’s rise to power. After Germany’s defeat in W.W.I. the country faced an enormous reparation debt, and global humiliation/antipathy. Could these issues really have contributed to a nation’s acceptance of genocide? Bibliography lists 5 sources. ...

Greece in the 1940s

  • 7 page paper

A 7 page paper which examines the history of Greece during the 1940s. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This 3 page paper explores the question of why Greece was so reluctant to enter the war. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

This 5 page paper discusses 3 wars and the impact they have had on history, and argues that in each case, the conflict has been followed by a period of stability and jubilation, and then by further unrest. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 3 page paper which examines the United States’ entry into WWI, Wilson’s ideological involvement, and the emergence of the automobile in early 20th century history. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

In four pages this historical essay argues that the period of French history from 1940 to 1944 was an important turning point to what would come thereafter. Three sources are listed in the bibliography.

This is a 12 page paper that provides an overview of world history before and after World War I. Issues such as nationalism, colonialism, and revolutions are discussed in depth. Bibliography lists 0 sources.

Views of World War I

  • 3 page paper

A 3 page essay that examines 2 views of WWI. History texts, such as Matthew Perry's Western Civilization: A Brief History, look at wars and major events from the broad perspective. Perry's analysis of the First World War, for example, focuses primarily upon the major decisions of the war and those who made them. This ...

A 4 page article analysis of J.S. Gordon's essay "What We Lost in the Great War." The writer argues that Gordon offers a different, insightful perspective on history that discusses not only events, but puts those events into the context of how they were viewed by the people at the time. In other words, Gordon ...

This 5 page paper is comprised of two distinct essays on Germany. One reflects on the film Europa Europa and Germany's difficulty in expanding its culture. The second essay talks about the German problem and how that has changed over the years. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

5 pages in length. Guerrilla warfare is described as military or paramilitary operations conducted in enemy-held territory by irregular forces, often groups indigenous to that territory. Guerrillas usually operate from bases established in remote locations due to the fact they normally lack numerical strength or weapons enough to oppose a regular army. ...

5 pages in length. In his book The Swordbearers: Supreme Command in the First World War, Corelli Barnett gives his readers interesting information concerning the effect upon history of four senior commanders in World War I: Colonel-General Helmuth von Moltke, Admiral Sir John Jellicoe, General Philippe Petain, and General Erick Ludendorff. Bibliography lists ...

This 5 page report discusses Germany’s Weimar Republic (1918-1933). The years between 1924 and 1929 in Weimar Germany serve as one of the most tantalizing might-have-beens in 20th century history. It was during this time that the Republic prospered economically, politically and in its foreign policy, and it is tempting to conclude that but for the intervention of the Great Depression ...

A 5 page paper discussing current wartime accounts from Russia, Japan and Poland. Much of the recollections originating in these three nations can be traced forward to current beliefs and attitudes. These current tensions likely would be very different today had history been different, but it also appears that they also could hold a different face if ...

(5 pp) It has been said that the best way to learn of history, is not from the facts in a book but rather from the stories or memories of someone who was in the experience, in this case it makes it even more intriguing because. "the truth," is about deception itself. ...

A 7 page discussion of the motives and results of Britain’s Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain’s appeasement policy as an attempt to avoid British entry into World War II. Reviews four books to present contrasting opinions as to Chamberlain’s motives. Emphasizes that, despite the contrasting opinions as to Chamberlain’s motives, the current which eventually ...

6 pages in length. The writer discusses capitalism, power hungry leaders and the battle of Verdun as they relate to World War I. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

World War I

  • 4 page paper

A 4 page paper that comments on two issues. The essay first discusses the Battle of the Somme and the Battle of Verdun, purpose of the battles and their outcomes. The essay then comments on the stalemate on the Western Front. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 9 page series of responses to questions relating to the evolution of society and civilization. Discusses the industrialization of Europe and the U.S. in the Industrial Revolution and ties this discussion into the impacts of globalization which we are feeling today. Notes the importance of technology in this transition. Links nationalism ...

An 8 page paper which examines how radar technology helped the allies win WWII. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

5 pages in length. Robert Graves' extreme humanitarianism and devotion to the written word is significantly apparent within the literary boundaries of Goodbye To All That, a classic autobiography that records both the end of his own innocence and the decline of the chivalrous code of his class in post-war England. Not only ...

A 5 page synopsis that provides a summary of the book, considers the author’s purpose for writing it and his conclusion. No additional sources are used.

A 5 page paper which examines the novel within the context of European history during the 19th and 20th centuries, considers what was special about World War I which inspired such literary eloquence, and discusses what motivated Remarque to write his novel. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 10 page overview of the differences in views of men verses women in regard to warfare. Presents the assertion that men viewed combat largely as a test of their masculinity while women viewed war and everything associated with it as an atrocity. Notes that the perceptions of each gender changed over time, ...

A 5-page essay on the affects of science on government in the 1930s. This paper focuses on the social and political science of Marxism and Trotskism, economic science, and physics and how these led to decisions made by Britain, Germany, Russia, and other European countries. Bibliography lists 3 sources. JV1930sc.rtf.

5 pages. Twice in the 20th century world war impacted the development of the United States. The author compares and contrasts how WWI and WWII impacted the economy, race & gender relations, foreign relations, and issues regarding civil liberties. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

This 4 page paper identifies five key events unfolding between 1877 and 1945 that changed history and our role in world affairs. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

This is a 6 page paper discussing the treatment and internment of Japanese Canadians during World War II. Before the attack on Pearl Harbor, Japanese Canadians lived as commercial fishermen, miners, forester, and merchants and were allowed to join the armed forces to fight for Canada. After the attack on Pearl Harbor however, the Canadian ...

This 8 page paper compares the Weimar Republic, the government which ruled Germany between 1919 to 1933, and the Third French Republic which reigned from 1871 through 1940. Analysis focuses on political factors and addresses reasons for the collapse of each government. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A 10 page paper that examines the moral, social and political views that the American public held concerning Hiroshima in the twelve months following the end of World War II and how these views were changed by the 1946 publication of John Hersey's "Hiroshima". Discussed are the cover up attempts made by the U.S. ...

This 7 page paper discusses the events and situations that led to the rise of fascism in Germany between 1919 and 1931. The German people were lured into accepting and supporting this type of government by Hitler, who exploited the problems Germany had after World War I and then exploited the impact the Great Depression ...

This paper examines the reparations and restitutions that the German government and businesses are trying to make to victims of the Holocaust and their family. Also included is a discussion of the Swiss bank controversy and the fact that reparations are not going as well as they should. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This 4 page paper provides an overview of the central views in Charles Rearick’s Pleasures of the Belle Epoque, which provides some distinct insight into a period in European history that reflects significant changes in the views of the aristocracy. The development of his major themes, which are shaped by views of leisure activities ...

This 10 page paper provides an overview of the history of German nationalism at the end of the 19th century and early in the 20th century, up until the onset of World War I. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

An 8 page paper which provides an overview of the British Military Intelligence. A history of the organization is provided as well as some controversial aspects of the organization. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

This 7 page paper looks at the European Union as well as the history of Europe. The theory of neofunctionalism is discussed. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Germany and the EU

  • 6 page paper

A paper which considers various elements of German economic history during the twentieth century and looks also at economic developments and democratisation in the EU since its inception. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

An 8 page consideration of the reasons behind the US’s entry into World War I. This paper presents Wilson as one of history’s tragic heroes. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

A 5 page discussion of the people, events, and circumstances that contributed to the outbreak of World War I. The author contends that although the assassination of the Archduke of Austria, Franz Ferdinand, is considered by some to be a primary factor in the outbreak of World War I; in reality the social stratification ...

A 5 page essay that summarizes and analyzes director Edgar Reitz’s epic 1984 fifteen-hour, TV series, Heimat: Eine Deutsche Chronik (Homeland: A Chronicle of Germany), offers a vision of German history that dramatizes the perspective of the ordinary rural German citizen, while simultaneously relating the texture of historical events in the twentieth century to ...

Stalingrad Operations

  • 12 page paper

This 12 page paper discusses some of the history, preparation and execution of Operation Barbarossa, which culminated in the Battle of Stalingrad. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A 10 page consideration of the reasons behind the US’s entry into World War I. The sinking of the Lusitania and the Zimmerman telegram are addressed specifically. This paper presents Wilson as one of history’s tragic heroes and discusses his failure to win US support for the League of Nations. Bibliography lists ...

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